Jack-in-the-Box Recipe

One theory of the origin of the jack-in-the-box is traced to Sir John Schorne, who was a member of the clergy and lived in the 14th century. He was reportedly a very holy man and people of the time believed he had cast the devil into a boot. In many works of art, he can be seen holding a boot with
the image of the devil in it.


  • 1 1/2 ounces applejack
  • 1 1/2 ounces pineapple juice
  • Dash lemon juice
  • Dash Angostura bitters


  1. Shake the applejack, pineapple juice, lemon juice and Angostura bitters in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Strain the contents of the shaker into a chilled cocktail glass, and serve.
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